All the latest news from the sector
Places are still available on a forthcoming training event taking place at NCVS offering advice on how to update your organisation’s smoking policy.
The sustainable transport charity Sustrans have published a new edition of their newsletter, containing details of events that they are running over the coming weeks.
Services for Empowerment and Advocacy (SEA) are a small community interest company supporting vulnerable people in social and health care settings - and they are looking for volunteers to sit on their board.
Healthwatch Nottingham work to help local people get the best out of their local health and social care provision - and they are looking for volunteers who can speak to members of the public about their experiences of services and record their feedback.
The Next Step Network provides peer-led social activities and support to assist adults with mental health problems - and they are looking for a volunteer with experience of mental illness (either personally or through caring for someone else) who can support people who have associated conditions.
Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are looking for a volunteer who can help out with their benefits information and advice service - which provides drop-in sessions with one-to-one appointments, a telephone helpline, and a home visits.
Framework are looking for volunteers who are able to help out as event marshals at the Robin Hood Marathon on Sunday 28 September - a role which will involve a number of different tasks including handing out water and cheering on the runners on as they go past.
The Alzheimer's Society are holding their annual 'Memory Walk' on Saturday 20 September - and places are still available to anyone who is interested in taking part.
Basford United Football Club are hosting a charity match to raise money for Cancer Research UK – and fans are being offered the opportunity to be able to play in the match alongside an array of former Nottingham Forest and Notts County stars!
Four members of Nottingham CVS staff are preparing to abseil down Glastonbury Festival’s famous Pyramid Stage to raise money for charity.
Dunkirk Community Centre have announced details of new square dance classes that they are hosting for beginners.
Nottingham Women's Centre have announced details of a ten-week social media course for women, which they are running for the fifth time.
Run by the training company Chalmers and Byrne, this one-day course is aimed at staff with frontline roles - and provides all the tools you need to adapt the way you talk (and write) to people who speak English as an additional language.
Nottingham City Council are inviting representatives from organisations who work with senior citizens to come along to this training session, which focuses on scrutinising Equality Impact Assessments (EIAs) on issues of age.
Run by Nottingham Teaching College, a registered charity, this course offers the opportunity to gain a CIEH Food Safety Level 2 Certificate - which is the minimum legal requirement for working in food and hospitality services.